East of Eden

Wilful young man Cal Trask contends for the attention of his religious father Adam who favors his older brother Aron. Struggling his whole life to gain the love of his father, Cal discovers his mother is still alive despite what he was raised to believe, while trying to reconnect with his estranged mother Cal also begins falling for Aron’s girlfriend Abra. In a desperate attempt to gain back the money Adam lost on his business venture, Cal tries one last time to gain his worth from his father, but if he fails to live up to expectations again it will be the last straw.

Director: Elia Kazan

Actors: James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Richard Davalos, Burl Ives, Jo Van Fleet, Albert Dekker

Year: 1955

Length: 117 Minutes

Classification: PG13+ Adult themes


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